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Tom Arnold helps Vaughn Automotive applaud anniversary

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Successful comedian and Ottumwa local Tom Arnold will perform a stand-up slight Saturday during a Bridge View Center.

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 12:12 pm

Tom Arnold helps Vaughn Automotive applaud anniversary

OTTUMWA — Ottumwa’s favorite comedian Tom Arnold will assistance Vaughn Automotive applaud a 80th anniversary this Saturday with a definitely waggish stand-up routine. Arnold’s homecoming opening will start during 7:30 p.m. Saturday during a Bridge View Center.

“I started as a stand-up comedian in 1982 during a University of Iowa, where we got an eventuality to go on theatre during a tyro kinship and tell some jokes. we brought some buddies with me, and we suspicion we was hilarious,” explained Arnold. “It’s humorous now since those same guys who were with me a initial time we got on theatre 32 years ago will be with me Saturday.”

Arnold explained that visiting Ottumwa a few times a year continues to sojourn important, no matter how successful he has become. A person’s home city generally binds some of their favorite memories and closest friends, and that stays loyal for Arnold. He explained his tighten friends and family still reside in Ottumwa and went on to remember a few of his favorite teenage moments, including saying his initial concert, behaving with his rope and touching veteran wrestler André a Giant all inside of a ancestral eventuality center, a Ottumwa Collesium.

“Any tie to Iowa means a lot to me. There is only a special bond when we accommodate someone else who is from Iowa. Someone competence stop me during a airfield and contend ‘Hey, how about those Hawks?’ and we will stop and speak with them for a while,” explained Arnold.

The Hawkeyes have remained tighten to a Iowa local and University of Iowa alumnus’ heart via a years as he happily explained his fad to enter Kinnick Stadium final Satruday morning to watch a Hawkeyes face a Northwestern Wildcats.

“When we come back, we like to strike a lot of birds with one stone. we see a family, go to a Hawks game, give a performance. we like to make certain it’s going to be a fun integrate of days,” pronounced Arnold.

Arnold, who is now sharpened scenes for a Sin City Saints TV show, “made certain to carve out time” for this opening in Ottumwa. The uncover will hold Vaughn Automotive, one of Ottumwa’s oldest locally owned businesses, applaud a 80th year in a community.

“Vaughn’s has always been a large partial of Ottumwa. we don’t know that while we was ever vital in Ottumwa we could ever means a new automobile from Vaughn’s, though that was always positively a dream while we worked during a beef make-up plant,” joked Arnold.

Opening a uncover will be Sonya White, who is creatively from Virginia and formed in Chicago, Illinois, has total southern attract with big-city travel smarts to emanate a uncover that won her a assignment as Campus Activities Magazine’s Best Female Performer and mixed appearances on CBS’ “Star Search.” She has also been featured on “Comcast Comedy Spotlight: Road Trip 2002″ and during “The U.S. Comedy Arts Festival 1999,” that was aired on HBO, E and Comedy Central.

Tickets sojourn on sale during a Bridge View Center Box Office, ticketmaster.com or assign by phone during 1-800-745-3000. For some-more information, call 641-684-7000. The box bureau is located only inside a Bridge View Center during 102 Church St. in Ottumwa. The box bureau is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday by Friday.

— Danielle Lunsford is a staff author during a Ottumwa Courier and can be reached during [email protected]

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Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 12:12 pm.

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